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Volume 10 Supplement 3

Eighth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2009):Computational Biology


Edited by Shoba Ranganathan, Frank Eisenhaber, Joo Chuan Tong and Tin Wee Tan

Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) Eighth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2009). Go to conference site.

Singapore7-11 September 2009

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    Next-generation DNA sequencing technologies generate tens of millions of sequencing reads in one run. These technologies are now widely used in biology research such as in genome-wide identification of polymor...

    Authors: Shu-Qi Zhao, Jun Wang, Li Zhang, Jiong-Tang Li, Xiaocheng Gu, Ge Gao and Liping Wei

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S2

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    Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is very useful in many areas of molecular biology research. It is commonly observed that PCR success is critically dependent on design of an effective primer pair. Current tools...

    Authors: Jittima Piriyapongsa, Chumpol Ngamphiw, Anunchai Assawamakin, Pongsakorn Wangkumhang, Payiarat Suwannasri, Uttapong Ruangrit, Gallissara Agavatpanitch and Sissades Tongsima

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S4

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    Activation of PPARs has been reported to inhibit the proliferation of malignant cells from different lineages. They are involved in transcription regulation of genes upon activation by a ligand. The binding of...

    Authors: Gireedhar Venkatachalam, Alan Prem Kumar, Loo Ser Yue, Shazib Pervaiz, Marie Veronique Clement and Meena Kishore Sakharkar

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S5

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    Caspases belong to a class of cysteine proteases which function as critical effectors in cellular processes such as apoptosis and inflammation by cleaving substrates immediately after unique tetrapeptide sites...

    Authors: Lawrence JK Wee, Joo Chuan Tong, Tin Wee Tan and Shoba Ranganathan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S6

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    Insertional mutagenesis is an effective method for functional genomic studies in various organisms. It can rapidly generate easily tractable mutations. A large-scale insertional mutagenesis with the piggyBac (PB)...

    Authors: Wenwei Yang, Ke Jin, Xing Xie, Dongsheng Li, Jigang Yang, Li Wang, Ning Gu, Yang Zhong and Ling V Sun

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S7

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    DNA barcoding provides a rapid, accurate, and standardized method for species-level identification using short DNA sequences. Such a standardized identification method is useful for mapping all the species on ...

    Authors: Jeongheui Lim, Sang-Yoon Kim, Sungmin Kim, Hae-Seok Eo, Chang-Bae Kim, Woon Kee Paek, Won Kim and Jong Bhak

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S8

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    DNA triplexes can naturally occur, co-localize and interact with many other regulatory DNA elements (e.g. G-quadruplex (G4) DNA motifs), specific DNA-binding proteins (e.g. transcription factors (TFs)), and mi...

    Authors: Piroon Jenjaroenpun and Vladimir A Kuznetsov

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S9

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    Mitochondrial sequence variation provides critical information for studying human evolution and variation. Mitochondrial DNA provides information on the origin of humans, and plays a substantial role in forens...

    Authors: Yong Seok Lee, Woo-Yeon Kim, Mihyun Ji, Ji Han Kim and Jong Bhak

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S12

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    Next-generation sequencing technologies provide exciting avenues for studies of transcriptomics and population genomics. There is an increasing need to conduct spliced and unspliced alignments of short transcr...

    Authors: Hua Bao, Yuanyan Xiong, Hui Guo, Renchao Zhou, Xuemei Lu, Zhen Yang, Yang Zhong and Suhua Shi

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S13

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    Gene expression similarity measuring methods were developed and applied to search rapidly growing public microarray databases. However, current expression similarity measuring methods need to be improved to ac...

    Authors: Changwon Keum, Jung Hoon Woo, Won Seok Oh, Sue-Nie Park and Kyoung Tai No

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S15

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    It has been a long-standing biological challenge to understand the molecular regulatory mechanisms behind mammalian ageing. Harnessing the availability of many ageing microarray datasets, a number of studies h...

    Authors: Joshua WK Ho, Maurizio Stefani, Cristobal G dos Remedios and Michael A Charleston

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S16

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    The reconstruction of gene regulatory networks from high-throughput "omics" data has become a major goal in the modelling of living systems. Numerous approaches have been proposed, most of which attempt only "...

    Authors: Sidath Randeni Kadupitige, Kin Chun Leung, Julia Sellmeier, Jane Sivieng, Daniel R Catchpoole, Michael E Bain and Bruno A Gaëta

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S17

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    Pseudomonas putida KT2440 (P. putida KT2440) is a highly versatile saprophytic soil bacterium. It is a certified bio-safety host for transferring foreign genes. Therefore, the bacterium is used as a model organis...

    Authors: Seong-Jin Park, Jong-Soon Choi, Byoung-Chul Kim, Seong-Woong Jho, Jea-Woon Ryu, Daeui Park, Kyung-A Lee, Jong Bhak and Seung Il Kim

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S18

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    The PolyGalacturonase-Inhibiting Proteins (PGIP) of plant cell wall limit the invasion of phytopathogenic organisms by interacting with the enzyme PolyGalacturonase (PG) they secrete to degrade pectin present ...

    Authors: Aditi Maulik, Hiren Ghosh and Soumalee Basu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S19

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    Mitochondria play a vital role in the energy production and apoptotic process of eukaryotic cells. Proteins in the mitochondria are encoded by nuclear and mitochondrial genes. Owing to a large increase in the ...

    Authors: Rohit Reja, AJ Venkatakrishnan, Jungwoo Lee, Byoung-Chul Kim, Jea-Woon Ryu, Sungsam Gong, Jong Bhak and Daeui Park

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2009 10(Suppl 3):S20

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